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Users of the messenger Telegram has filed a lawsuit against the FSB

Пользователи мессенджера Telegram подали в суд на ФСБ The required compensation of 800 thousand rubles.

Lawyers of the public organization “Roskomsvoboda” on behalf of the 35 users of the messenger Telegram filed in the Meshchansky court of Moscow a lawsuit against the Federal security service of the Russian Federation.

The representative of “Roskomsnab” Sarkis Darbinyan reminded that the secret service insists on providing the keys to decrypt messages in Telegram. According to him, such actions “violate the rights of plaintiffs to privacy and the secrecy of correspondence”.

In October 2017, the Meshchansky court of Moscow has fined Telegram to 800 thousand rubles ($13.9 thousand) for the refusal to execute the request of the FSB on the provision of access to personal data of citizens.

Telegram is a free instant messenger. The first client for iOS was submitted on 14 August 2013. Audience of network to exceed 100 million people, of which about 10 million residents of the Russian Federation.

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